Neck and Upper Back Pain
The human body is an astounding structure, and the neck is a mighty example of that truth. The complex design of muscle and bone makes the neck capable of intricate movements and gives it the strength to support the approximately eight-pound weight of the human head. For all of its intricacy--or perhaps because of that--the neck is subject to muscular stresses that often lead to pain and dysfunction.
The sources of neck pain in the musculature are quite numerous: overload, overwork, trauma, compromising postures, and emotional stresses are just some of the situations that lead to trigger point...